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Single people can teach us all about relationships

The rise in singlehood is unprecedented. In the UK, unmarried make up about 50 per cent of the adult population. In the United States, research predicts that approximately one-quarter of young adults will never marry. In Japan, love and sex are simply out of

We follow the same old patterns in new romantic relationships

Researchers warn that even when we start a new romantic relationship, we have a tendency to return to the same patterns that we established in previous relationships. But is this good or bad? A bit of both, the researchers suggest. We

Unstable relationships can be harmful for mental health

 Partners should think about the reasons they broke up to determine if there are consistent or persistent issues impacting the relationship. (Photo: Representational/Pixabay) Washington: On-off relationships are associated with higher rates of abuse, poorer communication and lower levels of commitment, suggest researchers.

Friends: 5 Relationships Fans Were Behind (& 5 They Rejected)

Friends is a lot like real life, which is why so many fans love this popular 1990s sitcom. It’s ten years of offering guidance, solace and direction for adults of all ages looking for career changes, how to overcoming relationship woes and

Why You Crave Drama in Relationships

Relationships have drama for all sorts of reasons—even healthy ones. But some dramatic patterns make the relationship hard and exhausting. Let’s visit one of those here. If you, or someone you care about, are drawn to the emotional intensity of conflict

Play highlights complexity of love, relationships

Chandigarh: The Amritsar-based drama ensemble GSK Productions presented a Punjabi play “Abhisarika” on the third day of the week-long Theatre festival of young directors organised by the Punjab Sangeet Natak Akademi at the Randhawa auditorium here today. Written by legendary playwright

Finding Home amid Ruptured Relationships

We are in search of home, but our progressive march requires us to sever ourselves from not only the obligations of home but also from the ethos of home. Various metrics confirm that, over the last 30 years there has been

Liberating rules to live by in relationships

Being in a relationship is mostly good, but, sometimes, you may find that you’re losing yourself in it as you compromise and capitulate in an effort to maintain harmony. While it may seem easier in the short run to give in

Goodwill’s Bob Ravener: “Focus first on building relationships, then worry about the work”

I grew up with very little. My father was an alcoholic who could never hang onto a job, and my mother was barely able to make ends meet trying to support a family with five kids. So many people helped me

To Be Happier at Work, Invest More in Your Relationships

What’s the secret to a fulfilling career? Most advice focuses on finding purpose and satisfaction in your work. If you can just land the perfect job doing meaningful work, you’ll finally be happy. But my research across a wide range of